Howard ‘20
B.B.A., Marketing
An extraordinary mind that wants to take on the world but doesn’t know how just yet.
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Hometown Dallas, Texas
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of Houston  (Houston, TX)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Howard University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Marketing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Three years ago, cancer tried to infiltrate family lines. It strolled to our fortress, raised its callous fist in the air, and waged war on a vulnerable, unsuspecting household without remorse. This cruel leader came in the form of seven malignant tumors that fanned across my mother’s chest with arrogance and disregard. It seemed to like the fact that we were a single-parented family with a young child to accommodate; in fact, cancer enjoyed getting the chance to render...
Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
435 Words
Bringing light to my identity,
My fake name is Amber. Every Chick-Fil-A, Raising Cane’s, and Starbucks in the Dallas area knows be by this name. I like the name Amber because it’s simple. Easy to spell, easy to say; “Amber, you’re order is ready.” It’s quick, easy, and to the point. For me, Amber is a power figure. Amber is the girl who will march back to an unsuspecting Chick-Fil-A cashier and politely demand more than two packets of Chick-Fil-A sauce....

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

Misconceptions I had about college before attending
413 Words
I used to watch Zoey 101 when I was a kid and I used to wish I could go to a school like that. Now I do. It's called college. So what I wish I had known before coming to college is this... Calm down. Despite what your mama says, your pops says, your teacher says, or whatever your counselor says, just calm down. You may be nervous about moving away, leaving your family, starting college-level courses or just starting a new life from scratch--whatever is stressing you out, calm it down. Why? Well one, moving away is amazing. Scary? Yes....
How to deal with the stress of applying to college
150 Words
I stressed about applying to college for no reason. At the end of the day, what's for you is for you and what's not, is just not. Take every acceptance and every rejection as a piece of the pathway that leads to your greatness. Because...
Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
110 Words
Apply for scholarships. Loans should be an absolute last resort. I'm living off scholarships right now and I couldn't be happier. No matter what it is or how much work it...

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